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2015-01-20 23:04:33

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report on continuous glucose monitoring (CGM); the total CGM market is forecast

cone snail insulin poison
2015-01-20 11:24:17

With their slow traveling speeds and lack of obvious offensive weapons, cone snails might not seem like much of a predator, but a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences study indicates that these creatures have a secret weapon: a toxic form of insulin.

obesity
2015-01-19 16:37:13

A pair of naturally occurring hormones could be a secret weapon in the battle against obesity, according to research published last week in the peer-reviewed journal Cell.

2015-01-16 08:25:17

JERUSALEM, January 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2015-01-12 08:31:50

SAN DIEGO, NEW YORK, and LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2015-01-12 08:31:32

Emergent Medical Partners Joins Existing Fractyl Investor Syndicate WALTHAM, Mass., Jan.

2015-01-12 08:31:17

Largest-capacity Insulin Pump Cleared for People with Greater Insulin Needs SAN DIEGO, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tandem Diabetes Care(®), Inc.

2015-01-12 08:31:09

Honorees Include Investigators in the Areas of Encapsulated Cell Therapy, Type 1 Diabetes Immunology, and Clinical and Translational Research NEW YORK, Jan.


Latest Insulin Reference Libraries

Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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